Corn Plant Genetics

Students will construct chromosomes with colored paperclips, illustrating the role chromosomes have in how genes are inherited from parent to offspring.

Corn Plant Genetics

The Multidisciplinary AGricultural Integrated Curriculum (mAGic) was created in 2004 under the leadership of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education Project (FCAE). Funding was provided through the FCAE grant budget from the agricultural education line item of the ISBE budget. All of the mAGic lessons can be found at


Disappearing Ghosts

This lesson is a fun, hands-on activity designed to help students understand that some products are made with natural resources and are biodegradable!

Packing Peanuts

This lesson is a hands-on activity that challenges students to strengthen inquiry skills as they use the scientific method to explore materials we use for every day objects. This also helps students critically think about renewable vs. non-renewable resources.

Ag-Venture with Corn

Engage students in non-fiction with this cross-curricular activity sheet that pairs with the Corn Ag Mag.